Central Oregon has regularly been noted as one of the best mountain biking areas in the nation. You can thank the Central Oregon Trail Alliance (COTA)!
COTA is a 100% volunteer driven non-profit organization that is dedicated to the stewardship of sustainable human-powered trails and to preserving access for mountain bikers through advocacy and education. They design, build and maintain several hundred miles of our beloved singletrack trails. From 2012 to 2015, I sat on the Board of Directors for COTA, as their Communication Director, overseeing all writing, public relations and communications. If you’re a mountain biking Bendite, I suggest you support them!